Dovid  Meshchaninov

Dovid Meshchaninov

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC

Accepting new clients for evening & daytime appointments in Pico-Robertson practice (updated April 21, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Childhood trauma
  • Mindfulness
  • Relationship counseling
  • Addiction

Professional statement

Dovid Meshchaninov MS, LPCC, SEP is a holistic psychotherapist with a focus on childhood trauma, anxiety, depression, relationships, sexuality, and addiction. Dovid is also a certified Somatic Experiencing Trauma therapist, a fellow at Trauma and Beyond Psychological Services, and a Craniosacral Therapist. Dovid enjoys working with adults who are looking for a therapeutic approach that addresses their core issues and can help them access true relief and increased quality of life.

Dovid combines classic psychotherapy techniques with cutting edge trauma informed techniques for optimal results. During sessions, clients explore their challenges and come to understand themselves and their triggers more clearly. In addition, using techniques from mindfulness, Somatic Experiencing, EMDR, and Craniosacral Therapy, Dovid interweaves somatic and experiential elements that invite clients to connect more mindfully and somatically to themselves and the issues at hand. By accessing this level of mindful and somatic presence, clients begin healing past wounds, creating new affirming narratives, and access a sense of safety.

Dovid’s psychotherapy practice combines his training, professional experience, and sense of compassion to create a truly supportive and healing experience. Dovid is highly effective with both individuals and couples and offers in person and video sessions. Dovid is available for a free 10-minute consultation call for all new perspective clients. 


Message to clients

I know how hard it can be to struggle emotionally, feel lost, and perhaps even hopeless. Frequently, despite our best efforts, we cannot get out of our stuck patterns or reach the well-being that we deserve. I get it. Life is really complex, and it's really hard to navigate all its layers. However, please be assured that healing and thriving is possible. All that's needed is your continued courage for healing and support from the outside. I’ll be honored to be your support on that journey.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Childhood trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present

Relationship counseling - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping


General expertise


Insurance

Dovid Meshchaninov is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $175 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $150 - $175
  • Initial session: $200 (75min)

Therapist's note

Dovid can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Pico-Robertson practice

8881 West Pico Boulevard

Suite 1

Los Angeles, CA 90035

Hours
  • Mon 10:30am-7:30pm
  • Tue 10:15am-6:15pm
  • Wed 10:15am-7:15pm
  • Thu 10:30am-7:30pm
  • Fri 10:00am-2:30pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private practice psychotherapy, 2015 - Present

Trauma Therapist, Trauma and Beyond Psychological Services, 2019 - Present

School counseling and Psychotherapy, 2017-2019

Psychotherapy Associate, Airport Marina Counseling Services, 2017 - 2018

Chabad Residential Addiction Treatment Centers, 2015-2017

Prescott College, Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology, 2012- 2015

Thomas Edison State College, BA, 2008-2012


Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew

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